Kerala Destinations

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Kerala is a place which attracts most of the tourists with different tastes. Tourists with adventure seekers or found of nature, Kerala is one destination for all. Kerala also gives beautiful picturesque scenes. Because of all the good scenes in Kerala, it is also known as green paradise. Kerala is well known for historical places, temples, hill stations, backwaters, houseboats, wildlife, beaches, waterfalls, Ayurveda etc. Each city of the Kerala is famous for one or two attractions. Kerala is one of the richest tourist destinations in India. Kerala tourism provides the packages which covers Kerala destinations and other main attractions.



Kumarakom, located near Kottayam is well famous for the backwaters. This place is surrounded with the mangroves and coconut groves. This place also has many lush green forests, dense forests and flapping flowers. In Kumarakom, except backwaters, a tourist can also visit bird sanctuary.



Munnar is well known for the hills. Kerala has beautiful hills in Munnar, which are the most eye-catching destinations for the honeymoon couples. In Munnar, tourist will explore the tea and coffee plantation. Munnar has many wildlife sanctuary and national parks which are the home for many threatened and widespread species.



Wayanad is situated where there are majestic ridges enclose with dense forests, scrambled jungles and deep valleys. Wayanad has three peaks – chembra peak, banasura peak and brahmagiri peak. A Wayanad hill also cultivates the tea and coffee plantation, cardamom, pepper and rubber sprinkled on all over the hills. Wayanad is all about the heritage, wildlife, aromatic spice gardens and picturesque scenes.



Thekkady has known Periyar wildlife sanctuary, in Kerala near Tamil Naidu. The Periyar sanctuary has dense evergreen forests and grass land. It is a home for many fauna like elephants, sambhar, tigers etc. Periyar is habitat for elephants which come to the lake to play, is the main attraction.



On holiday, if you are not in mood of doing anything, then go to Varkala. Varkala is the only place where cliffs are near the Arabian Sea. Varkala also has 2000 year ancient temple – Janardana Swami temple. This temple is near the papanasam beach (Varkala beach) which is famous for the holy water. The other major attractions in Varkala are Kappil lake, Anjengo fort, Varkala tunnel, Ponnumthurut Island and many more.



Alleppay, also known as Allappuzha is the oldest town in the Kerala. Being the oldest city, it is more famous for the backwaters. Many tourists flock to the Alleppey only to cruise in the backwaters. The other tourist destination in Alleppey except the backwaters are beautiful view of the Arabian Sea, Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna temple, Edathua church and Champakulam St. Mary's Church.



Cochin, also known as Kochi, is a commercial city of Kerala. All major trading is done through this city only. In spite of being a commercial centre, Cochin has many attractions for sightseeing. The tourists attractions in Cochin are bolghatty palace, dutch palace, jewish synagogue, aattachamayam, cheeyappara waterfalls, chottanikkara temple, St. Francis temple and many more.


Malabar and central Kerala

The northern Kerala has much historical significance, heritage, textile and spices. The northern Kerala is more urbanized. The Kerala has tourists destinations of bekal fort, palakkad fort, thalassery fort, , nagarhole national park and silent valley national park, which is located in the Malabar region.


South Kerala

South Kerala is formed by the three cities – north, south and central Travencore. South Kerala has tourist destination of beaches, mountains, backwaters, monuments, temples and churches.

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